SoShape.3iv - Man Page

abstract base class for all shape nodes

Inherits from

SoBase > SoFieldContainer > SoNode > SoShape


#include <Inventor/nodes/SoShape.h>

Methods from class SoShape:

static SoType getClassTypeId()

Methods from class SoNode:

void setOverride(SbBool state)

SbBool isOverride() const

SoNode * copy(SbBool copyConnections = FALSE) const

virtual SbBool affectsState() const

static SoNode * getByName(const SbName &name)

static int getByName(const SbName &name, SoNodeList &list)

Methods from class SoFieldContainer:

void setToDefaults()

SbBool hasDefaultValues() const

SbBool fieldsAreEqual(const SoFieldContainer *fc) const

void copyFieldValues(const SoFieldContainer *fc, SbBool copyConnections = FALSE)

SbBool set(const char *fieldDataString)

void get(SbString &fieldDataString)

virtual int getFields(SoFieldList &resultList) const

virtual SoField * getField(const SbName &fieldName) const

SbBool getFieldName(const SoField *field, SbName &fieldName) const

SbBool isNotifyEnabled() const

SbBool enableNotify(SbBool flag)

Methods from class SoBase:

void ref()

void unref() const

void unrefNoDelete() const

void touch()

virtual SoType getTypeId() const

SbBool isOfType(SoType type) const

virtual void setName(const SbName &name)

virtual SbName getName() const


This node is the abstract base class for all shape (geometry) nodes. All classes derived from SoShape draw geometry during render traversal.


static SoType getClassTypeId()
Returns type identifier for this class.

File Format/Defaults

This is an abstract class. See the reference page of a derived class for the format and default values.

See Also

SoCone, SoCube, SoCylinder, SoIndexedNurbsCurve, SoIndexedNurbsSurface, SoNurbsCurve, SoNurbsSurface, SoShapeHints, SoShapeKit, SoSphere, SoText2, SoText3, SoVertexShape